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May 1st  -15th, 

 Cleveland-Akron Area African Drum class and African Dance

We will be coming out to The Ledges Trail at Cuyahoga National Park in Peninsula, Ohio every other  weekend unless we are booked. We will update the dates and fliers. 


May 8th 2021

Private Party: African Drum and Dance


We will be performing and teaching at a Private party in Akron, ohio. 


May 21st


Alliance of Francaise - Event

Toledo, Ohio Alliance of Francaise  Performance 6 -8:00 P.M. 


May 22nd 2021

May 23rd

May 22nd  The Ledges- Cuyahoga National Park African drum and dance classes and drum jam

May 23rd Port Clinton, Ohio  Lake view shores park     African drum and dance class and drum jam


May 30th June 5th & 6th

TOM KONDAS AND DARTS ARTS AND DRUMS Host Djobi Ensemble to teach African Drum and Dance 

We will be in Dayton Ohio teaching AFrican drum and Dance. 


June 19th


ALL day event 

Underground Railroad Host Summer Solstice Event 


We will be teaching African drum and dance then doing a small performance. Mindz Eye will also do a performance. There will be a drum circle jam afterwards. 


June 19th /20th

Morning class 

Djapo Event


Emmanuel will be teaching for Djapo in the morning before the Underground Railroad

Then June 20th Emmanuel teaches 3:00 for Djapo again for their event


July 2-4th     2021


We will be joining the Earth Folks event called 'Drum Clinic'
      $175.00 per a ticket
Summertown, Tennessee


July 10th



The Ledges- Cuyahoga National Park


Saturnin Ba will be here from California teaching a Master Dance class 4:00 then Emmanuel will be teaching African Drum Class at 5:30 come and learn from the Masters. Saturnin Ba is our Zaouli dancer and will be performing at Starwood with us.


July 11th



Toledo, Ohio  International Park


African Drum and Dance. Saturnin Ba will be teaching African dance class at 4:00 and Emmanuel will be teaching at 5:30 - Learn from the Master's from African.


July 13th 19th     2021

Starwood   Djobi ensemble Wake up Spirit
      45 min. Performance
Emmanuel Teaches African Drum
Kimberly Teaches African Dance
Drum Circle drumming


July 23- 25th


Community Unity Festival 


Djobi Ensemble will be performing and teaching Springville, In.  This looks exciting.  Come and enjoy our sound and help us Wake Up Spirit!!!


Aug- Sept


YEs we ARe

Michigan Renaisannce


One our favorite events to do all year. We will be there performing every weekend. Come out and see our show.

Questions? Please don't hesitate to call or text any questions to Mama Djo @ 419-984-2442

If you are interested in the class contact Kimberly 419-984-2442

Private lessons available call and schedule.


Wake up is a mix of African and American drum and dance style. We are always looking for talented individuals who are interested in growing, performing, and travelling.

 Can you drum a djembe?

 Can you play a Cora? 

How about a Dun Dun? 

Contact MamaDjo  419-984-2442


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